Samsung could also be abandoning its Fan Edition (FE) Galaxy smartphones this 12 months, and probably for good. The “flagship” model gave shoppers a extra inexpensive choice to the corporate’s standard Galaxy household of smartphones.

The chip scarcity hit tech firms arduous over the past couple of years, and had Samsung debating on launching the Galaxy S21 FE in any respect final 12 months. The firm made the choice to go forward with the discharge only a month earlier than its subsequent technology S22 was launched, placing the S21 FE in a really precarious place. Now sources for SamMobile are suggesting the tech firm could also be shelving its Fan Edition this 12 months, and probably for good.

Even although the S21 FE launched so near the S22, it supplied shoppers with a really good choice. Its 6.4-inch 120Hz AMOLED show, dependable cameras, and good battery life gave followers of the Galaxy gadget a extra inexpensive choice to its dearer siblings. However, with the following technology launching a mere month later, some individuals have been hesitant to half with their hard-earned cash to buy one.

There is at present no inner mannequin quantity for an S22 FE both. The proven fact that by this time final 12 months the S21 FE had a mannequin quantity and leaked renders provides to the validity of the claims that the corporate could also be ditching the FE this 12 months. Although, it’s potential the cellphone is solely delayed once more this 12 months.

A chance for Samsung not moving ahead with one other FE mannequin might be that it’s attempting to save lots of its sources for the opposite fashions within the line-up. The firm already made the move to mix the Ultra with the favored line of Note units, and has added the Z Flip and Z Fold to its household of Galaxy smartphones. With 5 Galaxy units already being labored on, a sixth could be an excessive amount of with the chip scarcity nonetheless affecting the trade.

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